grass in the pedal cars was exactly the kind of role-reversal moment that the #IconicWomen campaign aims to inspire. The training session was followed by lunch, with sparkling wine supplied by the Boschendal Wine Estate. “As a racing car driver, I was delighted to have the chance to swap my usual four wheels for just two,” enthused Shelby SA/Road To Race’s National Marketing Manager Paige Lindenberg – the lady who first conceived the idea of the #IconicWomen campaign. “The professionalism and patience of the trainers meant that we all felt comfortable enough to push ourselves a little more each time we got onto the bikes,” added Paige. Jacky (back) and Josh (front) v d Merwe show their support. The more advanced ladies negotiate the cones. Adilia Joubert comes to grips with a new skill. Mercia and Paige reflected on how successful the #IconicWomen campaign has been in building women’s confidence and inspiring them to break down stereotypes that may previously have discouraged them from trying the kind of new experiences that have traditionally been seen as “maledominated.” ABOUT MOTUL: Available at your motorcycle dealer. Motul is a world-class French company specialised in the formulation, production and distribution of hightech engine lubricants (two-wheelers, cars and other vehicles) as well as lubricants for industry via its Motul Tech activity. Unanimously recognised for more than 160 years for the quality of its products, innovation capacity and involvement in the field of competition, Motul is also recognised as a specialist in synthetic lubricants. As early as 1971, Motul was the first lubricant manufacturer to pioneer the formulation of a %100 synthetic lubricant, issued from the aeronautical industry, making use of esters technology: 300V lubricant. Motul is a partner to many manufacturers and racing teams in order to further their technological development in motorsports. It has invested in many international competitions as an official supplier for teams in: Road racing, Trials, Enduro, Endurance, Superbike, Supercross, Rallycross, World GT24 ,1 Hours of Le Mans (cars and motorcycles), 24 Hours of Spa, Le Mans Series, Andros Trophy, the Dakar Rally and Motul Roof of Africa. Nicole Bissick, boxer and actress, Learns to ride a motorcycle. Ladies gathered for their training. Paige Lindenberg. Mr Capper showing Mercia how to wheelie. By the end of the day she was doing it herself. ADA instructor Elrich walking the ladies through the excercise. Riaan from Honda SA. Some of the ladies were a little bit more daring. Gee Whizzz, this learning to ride business requires a lot of energy.